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ABC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
a stall blocking. >>> train tracks in the central valley closed following amtrak crash and derailment, amtrak hoped to have the tracks back open by 5 a.m., that has not happened. video shows the scene in kings county. let's go to kira klapper. >> reporter: as you mentioned that deadline came and went a spokesperson only saying that deadline to reopen damaged tracks in the central valley has been pushed to "later this morning." that's all they are saying this after yesterday's crash that lead to this scene, big rig driver failing to yield, hitting an amtrak train traveling south of fresno. the impact pushed two passenger cars and the locomotive off the tracks. 20 of the roughly 170 passengers traveling from oakland to bakersfield suffered minor to moderate injuries. the driver of the big rig was pinned inside the cab, was removed safely and wasn't seriously injured. investigators state crash happened at a crossing that does have gates to stop traffic. >> initial reports to us from witnesses state the arms were down as you know we will do an extensive investigation and determine that. >
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm PDT
of the second crash that happened 17 miles northeast of the afternoon crash, the amtrak train crash. that train left this oakland amtrak station at 7:30 this morning. now it was just about an hour away from its bakersfield destination when that crash happened. a semi tractor-trailer rig plowing into the side of the tra train leaving that train in a piece of metal. it is equipped with warning lines and gates and the mechanical arms at that crossing were down and in good working order at the time of the crash. dozens of people were hurt but no serious injuries among the 169 passengers and four crew members on board. we spoke with a man who said he almost took that train and we talked with passengers who were on board describing it as quite the squacare. >> i thought a bomb went off. today's day in age, you just wonder. i got this force on the side of my head and my arm. and it knocked me sideways to my left and covered in dirt and insulation and you couldn't see anything. >> i feel blessed. i feel like god had a hand in it absolutely. it wouldn't do me good to be stranded any way. this is a bette
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 4:30am PDT
. the first involving an amtrak train traveling from oakland to bakersfield. that train derailed near hanford about 30 miles south of fresno. less than four hours later 17 miles away a freight train and tractor-trailer collided. crews working through the night repairing those tracks. the 169-passenger train derailed after colliding with the big rig. that driver was injured as well as almost two dozen people on the train. >> i got this force on the side of my head and my arm and it knocked he sideways to my left. and i'm covered in dirt and insulation and it was just -- you couldn't see anything. >> a wild scene there. an amtrak spokesperson says the truck's driver pushed through the crossing bars and right into the train. she said the flashing lights and bells were working at the time. >>> 4:35. this morning fire investigators in santa rosa busy trying to determine if an arsonist is to blame for three suspicious fires. they happened at two churches and a railroad engineering firm. all three fires were started by a molotov cocktail. the damage was minor, no one was hurt. >>> a major warning an
KRON
Oct 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
. and a new report shows that amtrak is guilty of overlooking drug and out of use by its employees. the report says amtrak employees failed the test had a 51% higher rate than average. drug and alcohol use by amtrak employees--the majority of employes fell that tests were tested positive for marijuana and cocaine use. a new campaign for the fda decision could be getting fake or even expired medicine if you are buying it all on-line. the agency says it is pretty risky less than 3 percent of online pharmacies meet state and federal laws and mourning in case you decide to buy your medication on line. if the price is too good to be true if probably is. we will take a break is 4: 20 we have--in this light heading to san francisco this early hour to be right back. sh- a " sense today is going to be the hottest day of the week it got yesterday was i will add a couple of degrees extra. as we head into tomorrow we will experience more of the sea breeze with that we will shave off a couple of degrees and in looking ahead we will continue with a cool down. we will be introduced that fall into the forecas
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >>> all right. it is 6:09. it will be later this morning before amtrak trains can run between hanford and bakersfield in the san joaquin valley. tracks closed for repairs after two different railroad crashes involving big rigs. ironically, a big rig slammed into a freight train in hanford. the truck driver had minor injuries there. earlier yesterday, there was another crash about 15 miles away. about 40 passengers on that amtrak train were hurt none seriously. it was going from oakland to bakersfield. the driver didn't cross at the stopping gate and slammed into the train, according to police. >> how did you not see that the train was crossing, the arms were down, i don't know if there's any indication of any use of alcohol or drugs. >> the truck driver was trapped in his rig for about an hour after that crash. no word on why he didn't stop for the train. >>> american airlines has engineers in new york checking the seats on 8 boeing 757 jets. the inspections were ordered after two incidents where rowings of seats came loose from airplane floors yesterday on a flight from new york to m
KRON
Sep 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
on kron4 comcast channel 193 193 >> amtrak is getting a bad report card from the federal government. train operators are testing positive for drugs and alcohol more for glee over the last six years. amtrak management is not doing enough to stop if. amtrak operators have the highest rate of testing positive for drugs. on >> amtrak management has been aware of the problem and it needs to test the police. still to come we have some traffic hot spots expected in the travel south bay. those stories plus a live look outside. save up to 35% on a huge selection of clearance mattresses. get 2 years interest-free financing on tempur-pedic. but hurry, sleep train's inventory clearance sale ends soon. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ we don't call this our company, we call this our mission. green toys teaches children that if i have a milk jug and i stick it in the recycling bin it can turn into something new. chase allows us to buy capital equipment to be able to manufacture in the states to the scale we need to be a global company. with a little luck green toys could be the next
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
in the bay" a major train crash injures more than a dozen people. what amtrak says caused the accident. >>> and right now a live look oversan francisco. the city by the bay. that is the bay bridge. mother nature keeping the microwave on today. brace yourself. it will cool off later in the week. christina loren will tell you about it. it's 5:27. ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. have you heard for the 408 and 669 area codes? no, what is it? starting october 20, 2012, if you have a 408 or 669 number, you'll need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number for all calls. o.k., but what if i have an 408 number and i'm calling
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 5:00am PDT
will be in court. >>> 5:05 now. about 40 passengers on a train were seriously injured none seriously, the amtrak train was headed from oakland down to bakersfield. police say the driver did not yield at the crossing gates, slammed right into the train pushing at least one car off the tracks. >> how did you not see that the train was crossing the arms were down? i don't know if there's any indication of any use of alcohol or drugs. >> tracks could be cleared by about 7 a.m. until then a bus bridge is now taking passengers around that accident area. >>> a local city leader says he wouldn't be intimidated. vallejo mayor osby davis's private law firm was purposely torched over the weekend gutting the building. davis says he has had numerous windows broken out in the past by rocks. he believes someone is trying to intimidate him. he says it's not working. >> i believe the last criminal act is part of an escalating attempt to intimidate me. let me make it very, very clear: it has failed. >> the mayor and his family are not getting extra police protection despite the targeted attacks. >>> more testimo
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
over the other side. >> reporter: the crash will be closed during the investigation. amtrak is still running and they will carry passengers during the commute. >>> well, the famous hollywood sign in los angeles is getting a face-lift. the first time in almost 35 years. our reporter lauren savan is live near the landmark right now. that famous sign, what are they -- what are they doing to it? >> well, you know, it's one of the most iconic signs in the world. and they say it's been 35 years since it has had it's last refurbishing. well, they starting today, they are going to do an ex-- they are going to do an extensive cleaning. they are going to strip it, power wash it, prime it and repaint it. unlike most hollywood stars that get face-lifts. they are gonna do the front and the back. this will take eight to ten weeks. it will go through about 275 gallons of paint. 110 gallons of primer. when it is done, it will become fresh and new for generations to come. this sign has come around since 1923. that's when it was put up by -- but back in 1949, they took off the land part, it became the
KRON
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. with this amtrak leaving oakland and get hit with a big rig. in the central valley with dozens of injuries. the train left oakland. and how it was near interstate-5 near fresno this crash happened here. with a real video. and >>this just in to the kron 4 news room three of those five cured with arreal video. three people were taken to area hospitals at 12:30. most of those injured people or not that serious with bombs, bruises. the heat for between 100-150 people when this happened. we will continue to follow the latest developments. a panel of 46 of this fire that engulfed the swat offices of the mayor of vallejo. was intentionally set. officials say that they found thick black smoke plumes. they are investigating this as an act of domestic terrorism. maureen kelly believes that this could be politically motivated. then i am not now or will i believe to be impacted by cowardly terrorism. on the contrary, i going to continue to do the right thing for the city of vallejo. >> in front of his private office. police tape and portions of the windows are barricaded with the portions of the inter
KRON
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am PDT
sailing. you are cruising approaching the interchange. >> and amtrak train carrying 169 oneself derailed after this big rig and train collided. it finally stopped after about troubling 6 ft.. mild/moderate injuries were sustained by passengers with even some having a broken bones. the truck driver also had minor injuries believe it or not. that trial continues today for the woman accused of killing the bay area nursing student. prosecutors say that esteban stock michelle s talked...michelle lei.. her body was found in alameda county haazig madyun was in court yesterday. jealousy that turned to obsession, had tried and rage that as how the prosecutio described--esteban. two dozen people filled the courtroom including members of machel's family. they became physically shaken when forensic photos of the bones were shown to the jury. the prosecution also said the there was dna evidence found on the shell 's steering wheel. other evidence included a series of threatening text messages demanding that she thinks that she was having a sexual relationship. " you will be honest with me or else i w
FOX
Sep 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
been found to contain arsenic, and even rat poison. >>> a new report finds amtrak employees are failing drug and alcohol tests at a much higher rate than the rest of the rail industry. the audit from amtrak's office of inspector general found amtrak employees are failing the test at a 51% higher rate than the industry average. the majority of employees who fail drug tests tested positive for marijuana and cocaine. >>> governor brown is green lighting forms to red light cameras. he signed a new law that sets uniform standards for red light cameras. they must be installed at locations to ensure safety, not for cities to raise revenues. warning signs must be posted within 200 feet of a camera and it will be easier for drivers to challenge tickets. palo alto state senator joe siminian authored the legislation. >>> for the second year the governor is vitoing a bill that would raise the fine for illegal use of cell phones. it would increase the base fine from $20 to $30. governor brown says he believes the current fines and penalties which can get as high as 33 sixes are already a powerful de
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
a stretch of tracks after two train crashes just miles apart. yesterday afternoon an amtrak train traveling from oakland to bakersfield derailed near hanford. that's about 30 miles south of fresno. less than four hours later and just 17 miles away, a freight train and a tractor-trailer collided. the driver and two dozen of the 169 people on board were injured. >> i got this force on the side of my head and my arm and it knocked me sideways to my left. i'm covered in dirt and insulation and it was just -- you couldn't see anything. >> an amtrak spokesperson said the truck's driver pushed through the crossing pabars and into the train. >>> 6:47 right now. christina loren is back. i guess it's like a hit song from the 80s out there, the heat is on. >> glenn fry, excellent, very, very nice. yes, it's going to be hot, hot, hot out there today. make sure you're ready for it. we want to help you beat the help. something to help out, we want to start with this live picturesque shot. beautiful conditions, you can see for ten miles or better. we'll show you transamerica. oh, what a gorgeous start to
KOFY
Oct 1, 2012 9:00pm PDT
hurt when a ever big rig slammed into an amtrak train headed from oaklando bersfie. >> rorter:witness tol ch officershat the ossing arms were down when a big rig plowed into a train on monday. they heard a loud boom before people went flying. >> for a second, this is a hell of a way to go out in a medication like this. i got to the top, car started t ti over. >> this is reality but it was shaking and shutering and people knew something was wrong. >> reporter: passengers say the train starred brake go hard before it derailed. it was known as cotton tracks and covered passengers. sound startled passengers. >> i had to grab the rails and big bang, cars flying over. they came and told us we need to get ot. it' uncle how fast the traiwasravelg but it tk verahundrefeet for it to finally stop. he witnessed the accident and he said it glide order one wheel before it tipped over. >> i saw people with broken arms and broken legs, babies looking like dirt balls. dirt in tir ear chp officials sa the big rig iver an seven passenrs wer all taken to t hospital. theyre in go condition. invest
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am PDT
this morning after that amtrak train headed from oakland to bakersfield and jumped the tracks. investigators will be out there trying to figure out if the crash was caused by driver error, malfunctioning crossing arm or something else. at least 40 people were hurt when that train collided with a big-rig as it derailed. 70 people were on board including a newborn baby. >> the seat in front of us was literally ripped out so i had to lift up the debris and i found him in his car seat. >> now train tracks will be closed during the investigation and buses will be carrying passengers during this morning's commute. >>> concern is growing for a saratoga man who has been missing for more than two weeks. here is more on how the family is reaching out to the public for help. jeanine? >> reporter: this is where a vigil will be held at sacred heart church which is all for this man, his name is eric garcia and we are told by family and friends he has a heart condition and he is without his medication. he was last seen leaving a party on his harley near vine and good year in san jose. he told his friends h
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
on the derailment of an amtrak train. investigators identified the driver of the big rig that the train crashed into. investigators say that they are looking to see if the truck malfunctioned or if medina was impaired. 40 people were hurt in all. the tracks reopened this morning. >>> google subsidiary motorola has quietly dropped lawsuit claims against apple. motorola filed the claim. google and apple are in talks to resolve their long running dispute over smart phone patents. >>> a federal judge today lifted a ban of samsung tablets. the jury there ordered samsung to pay apple more than $1 million nor infringement. >>> the heat wave sure continued here in the bay as temperatures approached record highs in some sports. bill martin joins us with the hot spots. >> its really is hot out there right now. these are the current temperatures you can see there. 101 in antioch. looks like you will see a record in antioch. boy it's just as hot as it was yesterday. in some places it's a little warmer. some places a little cooler. but here's the story. things aren't changing around. we're tracking fog that's of
NBC
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
by an amtrak train. now, coming up at 6:30, bob redell will show us that bridge and how it will now help pedestrians safely across the tracks. >>> mental health counselors will be on campus at albany middle school this morning to talk to students about a popular teacher who was arrested wednesday morning. last night about 100 parents packed the library at albany middle school to find out more about the arrest of james izumizaki who taught sixth grade and gym. he was arrested at his albany home on wednesday morning on suspicion of a lewd act with a child under 14. the superintendent addressed the crowd at a parent meeting last night. >> we're in a very delicate situation of an arrest being made, an allegation being made, but no charges as yet, so you have to be very careful when you talk to kids and when you talk to parents. >> a substitute will teach his classes today. >>> a mother stands accused of stealing groceries and leaving her daughter behind to face the cops. today the daughter is safe but the mom is still on the run. marla tellez has more on what happened and who police are look
KRON
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
that and it is >> the amtrak train with six under more feet before it actually stopped. only minor injuries were reported. >> and national news this morning the u.s. border patrol agent was killed in a shooting that happened near the u.s.-mexico border in arizona.. the agents involved--the wounded agent is being lifted to a hospital. the sniper attack that terrorized the washington d.c. area 10 years ago 10 people died in a 21 day period the shooter was 17 years old at the time and was sentenced to prison. he laughed about the sentence when he was first arrested however now he says he regrets the pain he caused the victim's family. >> i'm sorry! i'm sorry. there is no way to express, there's no way to express that. what am i going to tell them. >> the other shooter muhammed was executed in 2009. >> and authorities are working overtime chicago to battle cry in the city. homicides are up 25% from last year. chicago now on pace to reach 500 homicides for the year that's a number the city has not seen in over a decade. >> lines live presented by jeep saturday october 6, 2003 in the afternoon for the best sho
KRON
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
. ♪ >> a new report showing drug and alcohol use by amtrak employees is on the rise. they employees are failing the drug and alcohol test at a 51% average. this has risen steadily since 2006. the most abused drugs are marijuana and cocaine. >> bring your own back with you next time you go shopping in san francisco or is going to cost you. if you do not have your own back the store is going to charge you 105 per bag to do to the plastic bag and. this will not make any money for the city's they are hoping to reach a goal of zero waste by 2020. >> service offers users a half a gigabyte of pat full speed wireless service for free. at 1 gb for $10 a month and five games for $30 a month. freedom house are cheaper than what most carriers charge. you will have to add your own plan for taxing and calls. >> there'll be a price increase in pork. the potential vacant shortage rumor has been dismissed. they're saying that the cost can go up so. the current drought is causing the prices to rise by 10 per cent next year. the usda said a pound of sliced bacon cost an average of $4.50 a nationwide. we'll be bac
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